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Evening Star

A name for the planet Venus when it appears in the evening sky. It outshines all of the other stars and planets in the night sky. The name also occasionally is applied to Jupiter, the second-brightest point of light in the night sky.



Venus February 10, 2016

Mercury March 7, 2006

Radio Programs

Morning Move Venus makes a big move August 13, 2023

Moon and Venus Troublesome “wanderers” in the night sky July 19, 2023

Moon, Venus, Jupiter Revisiting a close neighbor February 21, 2023

Venus Rising Venus returns to view December 9, 2022

Venus Disappears Moving from evenings to mornings June 3, 2020

Moon and Venus Windy skies for the “evening star” February 27, 2020

Moon and Venus Rethinking the surface of Venus October 29, 2019

Venus Returns Venus tries to climb into view September 28, 2019

Moon and Venus Plotting the “morning star” January 30, 2019

Venus and Regulus Venus and the heart of the lion July 7, 2018